Supervisory board

Dr. Heiko Frank, Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Portrait
  1. Function at Supervisory Board VIA optronics AG

    Since 2019 Chairman of Supervisory Board

  2. Personal Data

    Year of Birth: 1964

    Nationality: German

  3. Professional Background

    2021 - Present     

    Partner, FAS AG

    2016 - Present

    Managing Director, Kloepfel Corporate Finance GmbH

    2016 - 2019

    Chairman Advisory Board, VIA optronics GmbH

    2013 - 2016

    IMAP M&A Consultants AG

    2009 - 2012

    Board Committee Member, Tefen Goup

    2007 - 2012

    Management Board, Tefen AG

    2001 - 2007

    Management Board, Venture Consulting AG

    1998 - 2001

    Managing Director resp. Management Board, Consultatio International Consulting Group (previous GmbH) AG

    1989 - 1998

    Owner and Managing Director, Consultatio GbR, later GmbH
  4. Education

    Doctorate at University Augsburg

    Business Studies (business science) at University Augsburg

  5. Membership in other statutory supervisory boards

    Supervisory Board Member, CPU Softwarehouse AG (listed)

  6. Membership in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises

    Advisor, Blue Advisory GmbH (non-listed)

Arthur Tan , Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Portrait
  1. Function at Supervisory Board VIA optronics AG 

    Since 2021: Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

    Since 2021: Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee

  2. Personal Data

    Year of Birth: 1959

    Nationality: Philippines

  3. Professional Background

    2018 - Present     

    Chairman of the Boards and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Merlin Solar Technologies, Inc.

    2017 - Present

    Member of the Board of Directors of Surface Technology International, Ltd.

    2016 - Present

    Group President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AC Industria Technology Holdings, Inc.

    2010 - Present

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PSI Technologies

    2005 - Present

    President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Speedy-Tech Electronics, Ltd.

    2001 - Present

    Senior Managing Director of Ayala Corp

    2001 - Present

    Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Integrated Micro- Electronics, Inc.
  4. Education

    Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, USA

    B.S. Electronics & Communications Engineering , Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila, Philippines

  5. Membership in other statutory supervisory boards

    none

  6. Membership in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises

    Independent Board Director, SSI Group, Inc. (listed)

    Member of the Advisory Board, MT Technologies GmbH (non-listed)

    Member of the Advisory Board, C-Con GmbH (non-listed)

    Independent Board Director, East Asia Computer Center, Inc. /FEU Institute of Technology (listed)

Shuji Aruga , Member of the Supervisory Board

Portrait
  1. Function at Supervisory Board VIA optronics AG 

    Since 2021: Member of Audit Committee

  2. Personal Data

    Year of Birth: 1959

    Nationality: Japanese

  3. Professional Background

    2018 - 2019     

    Senior Advisor, Japan Display Inc.

    2015 - 2018

    President and COO, Japan Display Inc.

    2013 - 2015

    Board Director and Chief Business Officer (CBO), Japan Display Inc.

    2012 - 2013

    Chief Business Officer (CBO), Japan Display Inc.

    2011 - 2012

    Division Senior General Manager, Sony Co. VP and Mobile Display Bz.Division President and CEO Sony Mobile Display Co.

    2006 - 2011

    President and CEO, Epson Imaging Device Co

    2003 - 2006

    Board Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Liquid Crystal Display
  4. Education

    Studies and Master Degree at the university for agriculture and technology Tokiyo, Japan.

  5. Membership in other statutory supervisory boards

    None

  6. Membership in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises

    Member of the independent board, Helios Techno Holding Co.(listed)

    Member of the independent board, Matsumoto Yamaga FC. (non-listed)

Anthony John Best, Member of the Supervisory Board

Portrait
  1. Function at Supervisory Board VIA optronics AG

    Since 2019: Member of Audit Committee

    Since 2019: Member of Nomination and Compensation Committee

  2. Personal Data

    Year of Birth: 1960

    Nationality: British

  3. Professional Background

    2010 - Present     

    Director, Surface Technology International - UK contract electronics manufacturer

    1985 - 2010

    various roles in Global Markets Sales & Trading, JP Morgan - Senior management roles from 2000-2010, including Head of Global Sales, JP Morgan Chase Executive Committee and JP Morgan Investment Bank Executive Management Committee

    1982 - 1985

    Equity Research Analyst & Sales, Simon & Coates, London stockbroker
  4. Education

    1979 - 1982      Oxford University - BA (Hons) - Politics, Philosophy & Economics

  5. Membership in other statutory supervisory boards

    None

  6. Membership in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises

    Non Executive Director, Global Prime Partners Ltd. (non-listed)

    Non Executive Director, Helix Technologies Ltd. (non-listed)

    Non Executive Director, Sunstone IP Systems Ltd. (non-listed)

    Non Executive Director, HSSM Ltd. (non-listed)

Anil Kumar Doradla, Member of the Supervisory Board

Portrait
  1. Function at Supervisory Board VIA optronics AG

    Since 2019: Chairman of Audit Committee

    Since 2019: Member of Nomination and Compensation Committee

  2. Personal Data

    Year of Birth: 1969

    Nationality: USA

  3. Professional Background

    2019 - Present     

    Chief Financial Officer, Grid Dynamics, Inc.,

    2018 - 2019

    Chief Financial Officer, Airgain, Inc.,

    2008 - 2018

    Research Analyst, William Blair, Juni 2008 - Jan. 2018, Greater Chicago Area

    2007 - 2008

    Senior Vice President, Caris and Company, San Francisco Bay Area

    2006 - 2007

    Sell Side Equity Research, Deutsche Bank, San Francisco Bay Area

    1998 - 2006

    Principal Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Labs, Austin, Texas Area

    1994 - 1998

    Senior Design Engineer, LCC International, Fairfax, VA
  4. Education

    Texas McCombs School of Business, MBA Finance

    Virginia Tech, Master of Science (MsC), Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  5. Membership in other statutory supervisory boards

    None

  6. Membership in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises

    None